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Vigilius Mountain Resort, Lana, Italy

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Set
alongside a dramatic tree-covered couloir at a rarefied altitude of 4,921 feet
in the heart of the South Tyrolean Dolomites, this minimalist, eco-friendly
hideaway is accessible only by cable car—in this case, Europe’s second oldest,
the Vigiljoch. Guests board the vintage 1912 cable car on the outskirts of
Merano for a nearly vertical seven-minute ascent away from the vineyard-covered
valley floor to Vigiljoch. There, they discover an outdoor paradise and a
low-slung, carbon-neutral enclave with 41 TV-free rooms, two restaurants, and a
spa, all designed from larch and slate sourced from the nearby hillsides. —Farhad
Heydari

World's Coolest Hotel Transfers

Vigilius Mountain Resort, Lana, Italy

Set
alongside a dramatic tree-covered couloir at a rarefied altitude of 4,921 feet
in the heart of the South Tyrolean Dolomites, this minimalist, eco-friendly
hideaway is accessible only by cable car—in this case, Europe’s second oldest,
the Vigiljoch. Guests board the vintage 1912 cable car on the outskirts of
Merano for a nearly vertical seven-minute ascent away from the vineyard-covered
valley floor to Vigiljoch. There, they discover an outdoor paradise and a
low-slung, carbon-neutral enclave with 41 TV-free rooms, two restaurants, and a
spa, all designed from larch and slate sourced from the nearby hillsides. —Farhad
Heydari

CuboImages srl / Alamy

World's Coolest Hotel Transfers

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